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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1983

Author:
Virginia L. Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,417
Across
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Punches or pokes : JABS
5
Follower of double or blind : DATE
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"Love Story" author : SEGAL
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Type size : AGATE
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German philosopher: 1724–1804 : KANT
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Copenhagen's rider : WELLINGTON
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Zeta chaser : ETA
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N. Atlantic island : ICELAND
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Kind of table : END
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Annul : REPEAL
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Small slips : LAPSES
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Black Beauty's creator : ANNASEWELL
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Comb wool : CARD
33
Einkorn, e.g. : WHEAT
34
Trimming tool : ADZE
38
Liturgy : RITE
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They: Fr. : ILS
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Capital of Calvados : CAEN
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Inkling : IDEA
42
Baker's needs : OVENS
44
Swiss painter : KLEE
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Traveller's rider : ROBERTELEE
48
Menuhin's teacher : ENESCO
51
Primitive symbols : TOTEMS
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Conjunction : NOR
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Pellucidness : CLARITY
59
Compete : VIE
60
Rosinante's rider : DONQUIXOTE
62
___ dancer : TAXI
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Willow : OSIER
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
66
Instruments : REEDS
67
Coral and Yellow : SEAS
68
Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
Down
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Wag : JOKER
2
Ebb : ABATE
3
Marengo's rider : BONAPARTE
4
Circle : SET
5
Vestigial delight : DEWCLAW
6
To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Fanciful, as a tale : TALL
8
Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
9
Espadrille, e.g. : SANDAL
10
___ on (prod) : EGG
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Financier "Bet-a-Million" ___ : GATES
12
Make amends : ATONE
13
Advances : LENDS
19
Narrow bay : INLET
21
Author Fleming : IAN
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Renders beloved : ENDEARS
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Garment slit : PLACKET
28
Thin, flat cork : SHIVE
29
Certain fisherman : EELER
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"___ It Beautiful . . . ?": 1930 song : WASNT
31
Dernier ___ : CRI
32
Word with first or foreign : AID
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Buttermilk's rider : DALEEVANS
36
Wye follower : ZEE
37
Compass pt. : ENE
42
Old Greek coins : OBOLI
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Sofas of sorts : SETTEES
46
Happens : OCCURS
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She played Nora Charles : LOY
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Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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Loop for Capt. Lynch : NOOSE
50
Pyle or Kovacs : ERNIE
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Mingles : MIXES
53
Collar : SEIZE
56
Lops from the payroll : AXES
57
Part : ROLE
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"___ Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" : ITSA
61
Mathematician's abbr. : QED
62
Gift for Dad : TIE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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